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Politico reported earlier this month that Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, picked up the phone and cold-called Senator Collins and Senator Moore Capito to encourage them to support paid family leave. She introduced herself as “Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex” with apparently no irony or humor, as if the…

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I want to look chic every day without looking like I tried. I want to look like I care, but not too much. This is an impossible dream, because I am not a French woman. French women have the look-effortlessly-good-every-day thing down and American women just don’t. …

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A few days ago, a smallish Twitter mob came after me. It was both scary and fun, a feeling that can probably best be described by Kant’s theory of the sublime. If you’ve ever watched a dangerous storm from the safety of your home, you know what Kant was getting…

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